CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A serious wreck brought Interstate 485 in Pineville to a halt during rush hour Friday evening.
One of two lanes were closed due to the innerloop accident near the South Boulevard intersection around 5:40 p.m. The outerloop was backed up to Interstate 77 as well.
One person was taken to a nearby hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries due to the accident, according to Medic.
Backups stretched at least four miles past Johnston Road on the innerloop.
The highway reopened just after 7:30 p.m.